‘I thought that with Jordan yorker…’ Ravindra Jadeja explains the reason for CSK’s 5th defeat

New Delhi. Chennai Super Kings team, playing under the captaincy of experienced all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, suffered its fifth defeat in the 15th season of IPL. Four-time champions Chennai were defeated by Gujarat Titans by 3 wickets in the match played at MCA Stadium in Pune on Sunday. Chennai scored 169 runs in the stipulated 20 overs for the loss of 5 wickets, after which Gujarat achieved the target with 1 ball remaining for the loss of 7 wickets due to the strong innings of David Miller (94 *). Gujarat registered its 5th win in 6 matches and the team continues to top the table with 10 points.

Gujarat Titans needed 13 runs to win in the last over. Chennai captain Ravindra Jadeja Throws the ball to Chris Jordan. On the first 2 balls of the last over David Miller Couldn’t score any runs. On the third ball, he hit a 69 meter long six in the fine leg direction. He was out on the next ball but the umpire called it a no-ball due to the height.

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David Miller, who was selected man of the match, again hit a four on the free hit and ran the next ball and gave Gujarat victory as soon as he completed 2 runs. Miller scored 94 runs in 51 balls hitting 8 fours and 6 sixes and returned unbeaten. At the same time, Rashid, who was captaining the team in place of Hardik Pandya, scored 40 runs in 21 balls hitting 2 fours and 3 sixes.

Captain Jadeja said after the match, ‘We started well, as a bowling unit we did well in the first 6 overs. When we were batting, the wicket looked a bit good. The grip on the ball was good, but we could not execute our plan in the last 5 overs of the match. He further said, ‘I thought CJ (Chris Jordan) could put his yorker well and create pressure in the last over, but he could not do it. That is the beauty of T20 cricket.

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